SRI TT_ RADHASAPTHAMI_ GARUDA VAHANAM
Tirumala, 24 January 2018: Processional deity of Lord Malayappaswamy was taken out in procession atop Garuda Vahanam from 11.00am to 12.00 noon in connection with Radhasapthami Festival in Sri Vari Temple, Tirumala on Wednesday.
Garuda being the mighty servant of Lord Venkateswara is also considered to be the King of Aves. Without the Garuda Seva, the Vahana Seva of Lord will not be complete. So on the auspicious occasion of “Ratha Sapthami” the Lord Malayappa Swamy takes up a joy-ride in the four mada streets to bless the devotees on his favourite vehicle.
TTD EO Sri Anil Kumar Singhal, Tirumala JEO Sri KS Sreenivasa Raju, CVSO Sri Ake Ravikrishna, Temple DyEO Sri Rama Rao, Peishkar Sri Ramesh and others were also present.
ISSUED BY THE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER, TTDs, TIRUPATI